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Many positives in the Hamburg Reds’ season

By Ric Webb|

Pottstown Roller Derby hosts doubleheader: the NYC Dow Jones Average vs Penn Jersey Hooligans, Pottstown Roller Derby Rockstars vs State College Area Roller Derby

The 422 Sports Complex hosted a roller derby doubleheader on Saturday, June 7. ...

By Rebecca Blanchard|


  • Swimming

    Fleetwood swimmers defeat Wyomissing

    The Fleetwood swim team improved to 2-1 in the Berks County Swimming Association after defeating Wyomissing on July 7, 272-187. Below are the top finishers for Fleetwood in the meet.


  • Swimming

    Amity A.C. defeated by Topton swimmers

    The Amity A.C. swim team fell to 1-2 on the season after losing to Topton on July 7, 235-225. Below are Amity’s top swimmers from the meet.


  • Swimming

    Crestwood swim team defeated by Robesonia

    The Crestwood swim fell to Robesonia on July 7, 240-195. Below is listed the top finishers for Crestwood in the meet.


  • Swimming

    Leesport swim team defeats West Reading

    The Leesport swim team defeated West Reading on July 7, 237-143. Below are the top finishers for Leesport.


  • Opinion

    Up to Speed with David Barr: Keselowski cruises at New Hampshire for third win of season

    Hello readers, Brad Keselowski continued to show why he will be a threat to be reckoned with come Chase time as he picked up his third win of the season and it was once again a dominant performance. The only thing that was going to cost Keselowski the win was Keselowski and his crew -- his car was that good. It didn’t matter where he restarted the race or how many cars were in front of him, he was able to slice through traffic like a hot knife through butter. With the win,...

    By David Barr For 21st Century Media |

  • Baseball

    Boyertown Bear-Cubs keep winning with a new head coach

    Some things never change when it comes to junior legion baseball in Boyertown. Lee Mecherly retired as the Bear-Cubs coach. He was replaced by Neil Fox. He is helped by his assistants - Ryan Fox (Neil’s brother), Marty Bauer and Roger Eidle.

    By Phil Haddad |

  • Women's field hockey

    Hamburg’s Rayell Heistand named to national field hockey team

    Rayell Heistand, a 2008 Hamburg Area High School graduate, was named to the 2014-2015 National Field Hockey Team. Selections were made after the Women’s National Championship Tournament at Spooky Nook in Lancaster. Rayell is a holdover from last year’s team where she played in nine cap games.


  • Baseball

    Exeter catcher Derian Sarlat aims for the sky

    Exeter Legion catcher Derian Sarlat is back for his final season of summer American Legion baseball. He is one of two college players (with Jake Lloyd the other) on the squad this season, and he’s hoping to make some noise with the Blue Jays this season. So far, it appears he has.

    By Matt Dietterick For 21st Century Media |

  • Baseball

    Boyertown Grizzlies primed for a state Jr. Legion title

    According to Mooch Houck, the Boyertown Jr. Legion Grizzlies’ manager, the team is looking good. They have a record of 30-3 so far and they’re in first place by two games with six games to play as of July 1. The team has played a lot of games this year, starting back at the end of March.

    By Phil Haddad For 21st Century Media |

  • Automobile racing

    Area racing round-up

    Big Diamond The misfortune of Meme Desantis became the good luck of Billy Pauch Jr.. Desantis tangled with a lapped car while leading with two laps to go, handing the lead over to Pauch, who then raced to his third win of the season in the Hoosier Tire Mid-Atlantic 358 Modifieds at Big Diamond Speedway.

    By Ken Johnson For 21st Century Media |

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